Golfsmith International Holdings (NASDAQ: GOLF) and Performance Sports Group (NYSE:PSG) are both services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

76.3% of Performance Sports Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Golfsmith International Holdings and Performance Sports Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Golfsmith International Holdings 0 8 5 0 2.38
Performance Sports Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

Golfsmith International Holdings presently has a consensus price target of $20.36, indicating a potential upside of 21.90%. Given Golfsmith International Holdings’ higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Golfsmith International Holdings is more favorable than Performance Sports Group.


This table compares Golfsmith International Holdings and Performance Sports Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Golfsmith International Holdings N/A N/A N/A
Performance Sports Group -32.06% -0.52% -0.14%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Golfsmith International Holdings and Performance Sports Group’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Golfsmith International Holdings $1.53 billion 0.81 $174.85 million N/A N/A
Performance Sports Group N/A N/A N/A ($4.25) -0.82

Golfsmith International Holdings has higher revenue and earnings than Performance Sports Group.


Golfsmith International Holdings beats Performance Sports Group on 6 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Golfsmith International Holdings

Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc, the parent company of Golfsmith International, Inc, is a holding company. The Company is a specialty retailer of golf and tennis equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. The Company operates as an integrated multi-channel retailer, providing its customers the convenience of shopping in the retail stores across United States, through its Internet site,, and from its catalogs.

About Performance Sports Group

Old PSG Wind-down Ltd, formerly Performance Sports Group Ltd, is a Canada-based company, which is engaged in the design, manufacture and distribution of performance sports equipment for ice hockey, roller hockey, baseball and softball, lacrosse, as well as related apparel and accessories, including soccer apparel. Its segments include Hockey, Baseball/Softball and Other Sports. The Hockey segment includes the Bauer and Mission brands. The Baseball/Softball segment includes the Easton and Combat brands. Its Other Sports includes the Lacrosse and Soccer operating segments, which includes the Maverik and Cascade brands for Lacrosse, and the Inaria brand for Soccer. The ice hockey products include skates, helmets, protective gear, sticks, team apparel and accessories. The roller hockey products include skates, helmets, protective gear, sticks and accessories. The baseball and softball products include bats, gloves, helmets, protective gear, apparel and accessories.

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